Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Returns as the Presenting Sponsor 2024 YMCA Summer Triathlon Series for Kids

By: Blake Kelly
| Published 06/22/2024


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The Woodlands Family YMCA is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Summer Triathlon Series for Kids and Teens, will once again be Presented by Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. For more than 20 years, the YMCA has hosted the Annual Kids Triathlon. Due to the popularity of this race, we are providing youth additional opportunities to enjoy the sports of swimming, biking and running. Race #2 in the series will be July 20th.

“We are extremely grateful for the generosity and support of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands as the Presenting Sponsor,” said Blake Kelly, YMCA Community Development Director. “The YMCA Summer Triathlon Series will benefit the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, which ensures everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y. Proceeds from the event will help us to create a stronger community, double the impact, and bring about meaningful change. Swim/Bike/Run for a CAUSE.”

“Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands is proud to participate in the YMCA Kid’s Triathlon Series,” said Jenny Bailey, Community Liaison at Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. “Each event will give more kids the opportunity to participate in a fun competitive triathlon. We are excited that the YMCA is continuing the series in 2024 and that we can contribute to such a worthy cause.”

Swim+Bike+Run = FUN! Triathlons are an exciting sport for children because it involves three activities that every child enjoys – swimming, biking and running. Race #1 in the series was held on May 18 at the Holcomb Family YMCA in The Falls of Imperials Oaks for ages 7 – 15 attracting more than 115 young athletes.

Race #2 will be Saturday, July 20. The 21st Annual YMCA Kids Triathlon, for Ages 6 – 13. Swim/Bike/Run format at the Branch Crossing YMCA, located at 8100 Ashlane Way in The Woodlands. Start time is 7:30am. For more info contact or call 281-367-YMCA.

Boys and girls will compete separately in their age groups. The top three finishers, male and female, in each age group will receive a special award. All participants will receive a goodie bag, T-shirt and finisher medal. Post-race activities will include refreshments, face art, bubble station, music, games, awards ceremony and sponsor booths. Breakfast, Coffee and Concessions will be available for purchase.

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Alight Solutions, The Woodlands Township, SelecTRI, Haynie & Company, Excelerate Energy, Two Men and a Truck, America’s ER and Urgent Care, H-E-B, Brightside Braces, Step Pediatrics, Ensign Services, and Galindo Coffee. Volunteer opportunities are still available. For more information contact Blake Kelly, at 281-367-9622 or

Register Early. Limited Space Available. Early Bird Registration ends June 30. Race entry fees increase on July 1. Registration closes on July 14. For more information and online registration visit series or call 281-367-YMCA.

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